Lesson 3 (Dark They were and Golden-Eyed) Short Questions 1st Year

Q: What circumstance did the Bittering family face on Mars?

Ans: The Bittering family remained worried. They faced constant threats to their survival. The new atmosphere kept on disturbing them. An unknown fear disturbed them permanently.

Q: What climate did the Earth people face on Mars?

Ans: The climate of Mars did not suit the Earth people. There was fog at night. Hot air blew during the day. Summer was all the more painful. It burnt the canals dry.[the_ad id=”17150″]

Q: What were the ghosts of memories?

Ans: The Martian cities were deserted. No one lived there. These dead cities had some sort of ghosts in them. These were the ghosts of memories.

Q: What radio news extremely frightened Laura?

Ans: The shocking radio news that Laura heard was that Atom Bombs had hit New York. All the space rockets were destroyed. So they were left alone on Mars.

Q: What was the condition of the Bittering family on hearing the news of war on Earth?

Ans: They were all greatly shocked. They realized that they were stranded on Mars. They felt hopeless and helpless. Harry was drenched in the hotness of his fear.

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